The Collaborative International Dictionary
Howlet \Howl"et\, n. [Equiv. to owlet, influenced by howl: cf.
F. hulotte, OHG. h?wela, hiuwela.] (Zo["o]l.)
An owl; an owlet. [Written also houlet.]
n. An owl; an owlet.
Usage examples of "howlet".
Now, had this hungry howlet of a pilgrim been at that moment in any other but a musing mood of mind, he had to a certainty sold himself, soul and body, Celestial City and all, to that impudent slut.
When you are weary and sleepy and hungry as a howlet, and, Madam Bubble and her three daughters make a ring round you, what do you do?